On the Sinister Majesty of Black Sabbath

by Kory Grow edited by O Society September 13, 2019 When Black Sabbath first attempted to tour America in 1970, they had a Hell of a time. “We had to face the mayor of [every] town,” drummer Bill Ward once recalled. “We were banned all the time. They were afraid of us. They thought we … Continue reading On the Sinister Majesty of Black Sabbath

Musical Interlude: Insomnium Valediction on Friday the 13th

edited by O Society September 12, 2019 Not sure what this is called... perhaps melodic metal is the term the kids use these days. New one from Insomnium out this week. So insomnium is your Word of the Day. insomnium (noun): wakefulness, vision, dream It's Latin, so maybe not a word found in every English … Continue reading Musical Interlude: Insomnium Valediction on Friday the 13th

Old Man Trump ~ Woody Guthrie

Woody Guthrie of This Land Is Your Land fame wrote a song about Donald Trump's racist father, Fred, who was Guthrie's slum lord in NY at the time. Wanna hear it? Here it is by O Society https://youtu.be/jANuVKeYezs Old Man Trump/ Ain't My Home by Woody Guthrie I suppose that Old Man Trump knows just … Continue reading Old Man Trump ~ Woody Guthrie

MisChief with Loki

by O Society August 24, 2019 Kalandra — Helvegen https://youtu.be/o6by9cl24Cw What do the Runes say? Norwegian—————————————————--English translation Hvem skal synge meg—————————————Who shall sing mei daudsvevna slynge meg———————————-into the death-sleep sling menår eg på Helvegen går————————————When I walk on the Path of Deathog dei spora eg trår er kalda, så kalda—————--and the tracks I tread are cold, … Continue reading MisChief with Loki

VooDoo Accident Down at the Forge (Musical Interlude)

by O Society August 18, 2019 There's an old story of this monk called Bodhidharma. Story goes like this: Once Upon A Time, Bodhidharma came upon a monastery in China, so he decided to stop awhile to teach the monks about Buddhism. They did a bunch of sitting staring at the wall for nine years … Continue reading VooDoo Accident Down at the Forge (Musical Interlude)

Dead Man’s Hand: The Impeachment Gambit

https://youtu.be/wR3xwENK7Jo by Jim Kavanagh  edited by O Society August 16, 2019 The two-year Mueller investigation of Donald Trump’s alleged collusion (“largely synonymous with conspiracy”) with Russia is over. Nothingburger. The 448-page Mueller Report has been published in full, and made into a dramatic hour-and-twenty-minute stage performance adapted by a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright with a cast of Hollywood stars. Yawn. Then … Continue reading Dead Man’s Hand: The Impeachment Gambit

Meditation: Musical Interlude with Buckethead

Hi all! A heavy duty meditation day here so probably won't be hearing much from this end today. by O Society August 16, 2019 Usually I meditate in silence. That said, there's a wrench for every nut. And today the wrench for this nut is Buckethead. A train of thought without words. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/4RgQ-JDiOic Eulogy … Continue reading Meditation: Musical Interlude with Buckethead